Travel cheap: 9 low-cost destinations to travel the country by train, the most accessible means of transport

The train is one of the cheapest ways to travel around Argentina

The train It is without a doubt a means of transport that no passionate traveler should miss. Not only does it make the trip a unique experience, but it also it is one of the cheapest means of transport that can be found.

In Argentina there are different destinations that can be visited by train departing from Buenos Aires for a price low cost. Trains depart from Retiro, Constitución and Once stations.

Here the list of the 9 best destinations that can be visited by train from Buenos Aires:

You can travel to "The happy" for only $920.  (Mey Romero)
You can travel to “La Feliz” for only $920. (Mey Romero)

The train to Mar del Plata has two daily frequencies from Constituciónexcept On Fridays, it has an extra direct service, which does not make intermediate stops.the rest of the services have about 12 intermediate stops.

Ticket prices are $920 for First Class and $1,110 for Pullman Class.

Three women enjoy a day paddle surfing in Rosario, one of the destinations that can be reached by train.  (ENTITY of Rosario tourism)
Three women enjoy a day paddle surfing in Rosario, one of the destinations that can be reached by train. (ENTITY of Rosario Tourism)

The trains to the city rosary beads Party every day at 3:15 p.m. from the Retiro terminal. They arrive at their destination around 10:05 p.m., after covering their 7 stops, and the prices are $420 First Class and $505 Pullman Class.

The House of Independence, in the center of San Miguel de Tucumán
The House of Independence, in the center of San Miguel de Tucumán

One of the most extensive long-distance trips that can be made in Argentina is the one that connects the Retiro terminal in Buenos Aires with the town of Cevil Pozo, on the outskirts of San Miguel de Tucumán.

This service is part of Retirement every Wednesday and Sunday at 9:25 p.m., and arrives in Tucumán on Fridays and Tuesdays at 05:26 hours. The service of more than 24 hours of travel costs $1,070 in First Class, $1,290 in Pullman and $3,740 if you choose to travel in a Cabin.

Postcard from the center of the City of Córdoba, one of the destinations that can be reached for a low price by train.  (DEF file)
Postcard from the center of the City of Córdoba, one of the destinations that can be reached for a low price by train. (DEF file)

The service that connects Buenos Aires and the City of Córdoba takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays, part of the Retiro terminal both days at 11:30 a.m. and arrives the next day around 08:26.

With 13 intermediate stops, this train service costs $700 in First Class, $840 in Pullman and $2,450 in Stateroom.

The train reaches the resort of Pinamar, one of the emblems of the Argentine Atlantic Coast
The train reaches the resort of Pinamar, one of the emblems of the Argentine Atlantic Coast

This service takes place every day of the week, part of Plaza Constitución at 06:22 hours. After a first stop in Dolores, it arrives at General Guido where passengers must transfer to another unit to continue to Pinamar. The service arrives in the coastal city around 12:55 p.m. Tickets are single class and cost $795 pesos.

currently and until next Thursday, August 4this service is available between the Once terminal and the town of Bragadoin the province of Buenos Aires. Until that date the services take place on Monday and Friday at 6:35 p.m. and arrive at their destination around 11:46 p.m., for $220 in Primera and $264 in Pullman.

Starting August 5only the trains of this service that depart on Fridays they will continue beyond Bragado passing through 9 de Julio, Carlos Casares and ending in Pehuajó. Those who are going to travel until the end of this route will be able to opt for the tickets to $380 in First or $456 in Pullman class.

Postcard of the port of Bahía Blanca, one of the long-distance destinations that can be reached by train
Postcard of the port of Bahía Blanca, one of the long-distance destinations that can be reached by train

Services to Bahía Blanca depart every Tuesday and Friday from Constitución at 1:06 p.m. and arrive at their destination around 07:55 the other day.

As in the services to Tucumán and Córdoba, it has three classes, $1,155 in First, $1,385 in Pullman class and $4,045 in Stateroom.

Junín postcard, ideal destination for a getaway
Junín postcard, ideal destination for a getaway

This service takes place every day of the week at 6:15 p.m. from the Retiro terminal and arrives at destination around 23:49. the tickets cost $350 in First and $420 in Pullman class.

Another of the long-distance services that has three different kinds of seats. The trains that pass through Rufino, province of Santa Fe, and arrive at Justo Daract, in San Luis, They leave from Retiro on Fridays at 9:15 p.m. and arrive at 12:26 the next day. tickets cost $920 in First Class, $1,100 in Pullman and $3,200 in Stateroom.

It is worth clarifying that In all the cases detailed above, minors between 3 and 12 years old pay 50% of the rates, while the Children under three travel for free.

Retirees and pensioners who present the corresponding certificate can access discounts of 40% in long-distance services and disabled people have the right to travel for free.

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